Using an electron microscope, he found what he thought were traces of smallpox, also known as variola
virus, in its remains.
The report by NTI also stated North Korea was capable of indigenously producing other agents of biological warfare including Variola
major (smallpox), Francisella tularensis (rabbit fever), and Bunyaviridae Hantavirus (Korean hemorrhagic fever).
The 6 orthopoxviruses variola
virus, vaccinia virus (VACV), camelpox virus, monkeypox virus, ECTV, and CPXV are recognized as originating from the Eurasian continent and are referred to as Old World orthopoxviruses (6).
Smallpox is an infectious disease caused by variola
virus that has killed millions of people over the centuries.
The researchers sent samples from a 17th century mummified child to a colleague in Canada, who uncovered remnants of variola
virus that causes smallpox, which once ravaged most of the world.
As primeiras vacinacoes no Brasil foram realizadas em 1804 e desde entao, foram utilizadas diversas estrategias para a sua realizacao como campanhas, varreduras, rotina e bloqueios, tendo erradicado a febre amarela urbana em 1942, a variola
em 1973 e a poliomielite em 1989.
Inspired by existing epidemic models with input from emergency risk specialists, the website simulates a global pandemic of the fictional variola
Caused by the variola
major virus, smallpox inflicted great pain on victims, beginning with fever, nausea and other flu-like symptoms before leading to lesions on the face and body.
What's more, she had contracted the deadliest strain, Variola
Esse capitulo trata da vacinacao contra a variola
e da erradicacao da doenca, sendo muito util para aqueles interessados na vigilancia epidemiologica.
, monkeypox), revaccination with ACAM2000 every 3 years is recommended for personnel handling these viruses (recommendation category: A, evidence type 2 [Box]) (Table 1).
In June 2015, ACIP, having reviewed recent clinical data, reaffirmed the CDC's standing recommendations that the live vaccinia virus smallpox vaccine ACAM2000 (which replaced Dryvax in 2008) be administered routinely to those with occupational exposure to orthopox viruses (eg, laboratory personnel who work with monkeypox, variola
, or smallpox viruses).